An Introduction to Geotechnical Processes [NOOK Book]

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"An Introduction to Geotechnical Processes covers the elements of ground treatment and improvement from the control of groundwater, drilling and grouting to ground anchors and electro-chemical hardening. The ground investigation necessary for each process, the likely improvement in the strength of treated ground and appropriate testing methods are also highlighted." This book provides a readable and highly illustrated overview of the main principles and construction methods of the geotechnical processes considered. Each subject is presented as a
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An Introduction to Geotechnical Processes

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Overview

"An Introduction to Geotechnical Processes covers the elements of ground treatment and improvement from the control of groundwater, drilling and grouting to ground anchors and electro-chemical hardening. The ground investigation necessary for each process, the likely improvement in the strength of treated ground and appropriate testing methods are also highlighted." This book provides a readable and highly illustrated overview of the main principles and construction methods of the geotechnical processes considered. Each subject is presented as a double page spread with a careful mix of text, tables and diagrams. It covers every topic of interest to graduate and postgraduate civil engineering students in this field as well as being relevant to engineering geologists and practising engineers.
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'...delivers what it promises...will certainly appeal to students wishing to grasp the main principles and applications... the reader who absorbs the knowledge transmitted within the pages of this slim volume will be well prepared for dealing in a practical way with problematic ground encountered on site.'

Mike Rosenbaum Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

'An absolutely first class book, in content and style.' – Lecturer, Edge Hill University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203504888
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/18/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents

1 Ground investigation 4
2 Decision-making charts 18
3 Groundwater control - general considerations 22
4 Groundwater control - removal methods 32
5 Groundwater control - exclusion methods 46
6 Ground improvement 64
7 Ground improvement by grouting 72
8 Cavity stabilisation 82
9 Ground anchors 88
10 Pile grouting 98
11 Plant for geotechnical processes 102
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